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Sale 924 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 3: Bank Note and Bureau Issues and Postage Dues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2006

Category — 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
137
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 137, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue1c Vermilion (J29), 1c Vermilion (J29)1c Vermilion (J29). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, brilliant color on bright paper, sharp impression which is unusual for this difficult issue, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT VERMILION 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU POSTAGE DUE.

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates.

2,400
3,250
138
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 138, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue2c Vermilion (J30), 2c Vermilion (J30)2c Vermilion (J30). Mint N.H., deep rich color which may be the Deep Vermilion sub-shade (though not noted as such on accompanying certificates), bright paper, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 2-CENT VERMILION ISSUE WITH STUNNING COLOR, BRIGHT PAPER AND PERFECT CENTERING.

With 1983 and 1999 P.F. certificates

2,100
3,750
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139
og
Sale Number 924, Lot Number 139, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue2c Vermilion (J30), 2c Vermilion (J30)2c Vermilion (J30). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

850
700
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140
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 140, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue1c Deep Claret (J31), 1c Deep Claret (J31)1c Deep Claret (J31). Mint N.H., unusually rich color, sharp proof-like impression on bright paper, Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 ONE-CENT POSTAGE DUE ISSUE, IN AN EYE-CATCHING DEEP SHADE. A GORGEOUS STAMP.

With 1989 and 2004 P.F. certificates

300
1,700
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141
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 141, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue1c Claret (J31 var), 1c Claret (J31 var)1c Claret (J31 var). Original gum, barely hinged (if at all), radiant color which shows significant contrast from the previous lot, perfectly centered with huge margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate as Deep Claret

80
190
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142
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 142, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue2c Deep Claret (J32), 2c Deep Claret (J32)2c Deep Claret (J32). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression which clearly shows every detail of the engraved lathework, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex Lyons, with 1997 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $520.00)

275
500
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143
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 143, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue3c Deep Claret (J33), 3c Deep Claret (J33)3c Deep Claret (J33). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression on white paper, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 3-CENT UNWATERMARKED POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates

600
1,500
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144
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 144, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue3c Deep Claret (J33), 3c Deep Claret (J33)3c Deep Claret (J33). Mint N.H., intense color and proof-like impression in a deeper shade than the previous lot, perfectly centered with balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THIS DIFFICULT 1894 UNWATERMARKED FIRST BUREAU ISSUE POSTAGE DUE.

Ex Piedmont (Siegel Sale 842). With 1997 and 2001 P.F. certificates

600
1,200
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145
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 145, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue5c Deep Claret (J34), 5c Deep Claret (J34)5c Deep Claret (J34). Mint N.H., deep rich color, detailed impression, perfectly centered with enormous margins on all sides

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 5-CENT DEEP CLARET UNWATERMARKED POSTAGE DUE ISSUE. WE HAVE NEVER SEEN ITS EQUAL.

With 1986 and 2000 P.F. certificates.

1,000
2,100
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146
nh
Sale Number 924, Lot Number 146, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue10c Claret (J35 var), 10c Claret (J35 var)10c Claret (J35 var). Mint N.H., unusually bright color, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 10-CENT DEEP CLARET POSTAGE DUE ISSUE. A STAMP OF REMARKABLE FRESHNESS.

It is interesting to note that, unlike other denominations of the series, Scott Catalogue only lists the 10c in the Deep Claret shade. We would classify this as Claret, and it is noted as such on the most recent certificate.

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates.

1,100
1,300
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147
nh
Sale Number 924, Lot Number 147, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue30c Deep Claret (J36), 30c Deep Claret (J36)30c Deep Claret (J36). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, amazingly detailed impression, enormous margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT DEEP CLARET 1895 POSTAGE DUE ISSUE. THIS IS THE WIDEST-MARGINED EXAMPLE WE HAVE EVER OFFERED, EITHER IN MINT NEVER-HINGED OR HINGED CONDITION.

With 1992 and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,400
4,250
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148
nh
Sale Number 924, Lot Number 148, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue30c Deep Claret (J36), 30c Deep Claret (J36)30c Deep Claret (J36). Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression on bright paper which is a slightly different shade than the previous lot, enormous margins especially at sides

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 30-CENT UNWATERMARKED POSTAGE DUE ISSUE IN THE DEEP CLARET COLOR.

With 2002 P.F. certificate

600
1,600
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149
nh
Sale Number 924, Lot Number 149, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue30c Pale Rose (J36b), 30c Pale Rose (J36b)30c Pale Rose (J36b). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 30-CENT UNWATERMARKED POSTAGE DUE ISSUE IN THE PALE ROSE COLOR.

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates

1,200
1,400
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150
og
Sale Number 924, Lot Number 150, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue50c Deep Claret (J37), 50c Deep Claret (J37)50c Deep Claret (J37). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, intense shade and impression, choice centering with well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL LIGHTLY-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT 1895 DEEP CLARET POSTAGE DUE ISSUE. THIS BUREAU ISSUE IS ONE OF THE RAREST POSTAGE DUES IN ANY CHOICE GRADE.

With 1994 and 2000 P.F. certificates

1,800
2,600
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151
og
Sale Number 924, Lot Number 151, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Postage Due Issue50c Pale Rose (J37a), 50c Pale Rose (J37a)50c Pale Rose (J37a). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 50-CENT UNWATERMARKED POSTAGE DUE ISSUE IN THE PALE ROSE SHADE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,800
4,000
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